IFFCO bags the best stall award at PusaKrishiVigyanMela - 2013
IFFCO bags the best stall award at PusaKrishiVigyanMela
12th March, 2013, New Delhi: IFFCO’s stall was adjudged the best & bagged first prize in the private organization/company category in the annual PusaKrishiVigyanMela organized by the IARI, New Delhi from 6-8 March,2013. IFFCO displayed its entire range of products, services and achievements so aesthetically in its stall that it captured the imagination of the visitors at large. Bearing in mind the importance of enhancing farmers’ livelihood as well as ensuring the national food security, the KrishiMela theme of the year was aptly titled as ‘Agricultural Technologies for Farmers’ Prosperity’.
IFFCO also utilized the platform to honor the progressive farmers’ who actively participated in the ‘Dhaan Ki Pathshala’, a radio program on Rice-cultivation organized by All India Radio in collaboration with IFFCO and IARI. The farmer education program covered all the topics related to rice cultivation and the content was developed jointly by the Agriculture Services Department of IFFCO and IARI. These awards were presented by Dr.H.S. Gupta, Director-IARI in presence of Dr. S. V. Kaore, JGM (AS) IFFCO.
The KrishiMela was attended by thousands of farmers, farm-women, agri-extension workers, scientists and students from across the country. IFFCO’s Agriculture Services Team interacted with the farmers and educated them on the various facets of modern farming and balanced use of fertilisers along with best soil management techniques. Live crop demonstrations, protective cultivation of vegetables and flowers, display of cut-flowers, exotic vegetables & fruits, sale of deeds and high yielding varieties and interface of the farmers with agro-industries personnel were some of the activities undertaken at the event.